Events & Opportunities

Photo of Conversation Project: Everyone Can Be a Leader

January 28, 2019

Conversation Project: Everyone Can Be a Leader

Exploring Nontraditional Community Leadership

6:00 p.m., George R. White Library & Learning Center at Concordia University, Portland

Photo of Conversation Project: Is Technology Outpacing Our Humanity?

January 30, 2019

Conversation Project: Is Technology Outpacing Our Humanity?

Facilitator Manuel Padilla will lead this conversation to explore how technology shapes our moral reasoning and our perceptions of, and relationships with, one another.

6:30 p.m., Columbia Grange #267, Corbett

Photo of Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

February 4, 2019

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

Join educator and activist Paul Susi in a discussion that will examine our assumptions and values around education and its impact on our lives.

3:00 p.m., Clackamas Community College, Oregon City

Photo of Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

February 6, 2019

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

7:00 p.m., Salem Public Library, Salem

Photo of Conversation Project: Can We Get Along?

February 7, 2019

Conversation Project: Can We Get Along?

Examining Our Personal Experiences of Connection and Community

10:00 a.m., Portland State University, Portland

Photo of Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

February 9, 2019

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

2:00 p.m., Chehalem Cultural Center, Newberg

Photo of Conversation Project: It's a Free Country

February 12, 2019

Conversation Project: It's a Free Country

Exploring the Limitations and Responsibilities of Freedom

7:00 p.m., St. Helens Public Library, St. Helens

Photo of Conversation Project: The Meaning of Climate Change

February 20, 2019

Conversation Project: The Meaning of Climate Change

Portland State University instructor David Osborn leads a discussion exploring different meanings of climate change and how our understanding of meaning relates to action.

7:00 p.m., Salem Public Library, Salem

Photo of Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

February 26, 2019

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonian

6:00 p.m., Arts Council of Lake Oswego, Lake Oswego

Photo of Conversation Project: Sharing Our Lives with Animals

February 27, 2019

Conversation Project: Sharing Our Lives with Animals

For this conversation, artist and educator Karin Bolender Hart invites us to share our own animal stories, consider how our personal experiences and beliefs about the lives of animals shape the stories we tell, and reflect on how these stories in turn affect our choices as caretakers, farmers, consumers, and companions.

6:30 p.m., Columbia Grange #267, Corbett